Henry Clay Sills

8 July 1852–31 October 1933 (Age 81)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Henry Clay

When Henry Clay Sills was born on 8 July 1852, in Oregon, United States, his father, David Clayton Sills, was 34 and his mother, Catharine Lewis, was 21. He married Mary Elizabeth Wimmer on 1 April 1889, in Sutter, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Sutter Judicial Township, Sutter, California, United States in 1900 and Pacific Grove, Monterey, California, United States in 1920. He died on 31 October 1933, in French Camp, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Sills
Mary Elizabeth Wimmer
Marriage: 1 April 1889
Georgia Pearl Sills
Hazel Ilene Sills

Spouse and Children

1 April 1889
Sutter, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Clayton Sills


    Catharine Lewis




    Sarah A. Sills


    Thomas Lewis Sills



    Mary Sills


    George W Sills


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 7

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sill .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Clay Sills in household of David Sills, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry C Sills in household of Raymond I Happ, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry C Sills, "United States Census, 1900"

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